Delivering an Engaging, Comfortable and Worry-Free Living Experience
3030 State St.
Chester, IL 62233

p. 618 826 1400
f. 618 826 7022

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Our Staff


Meghan Cowan – Administrator

Meghan has been our administrator since beginning of 2021 . In her role, she is responsible for overseeing the operations of the community and meeting the needs of our elders. Prior to being the Administrator,  she was still meeting our needs as the lead nurse .  Meghan is a native of Chester, Illinois where she lives with her husband and daughter.


Alicia Niemeyer – Office Manager

We welcomed Alicia to our team in February 2018. She oversees the billing, assists with new admissions, and other day to day operations. “I love how everyone here, residents and staff, make it feel like one big family!” Alicia received her associate’s degree at John A Logan College, and her bachelor’s degree at Southern Illinois University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Josh, and their two children, Liam and Madilynn.

Jennifer Diercks -Life Enhancement Director

Jennifer  Diercks – Life Enrichment Director

Jennifer joined our staff in May 2015. She plans and organizes activities and events that engage residents, encourage socialization, provide entertainment, and improve daily living skills. “I’ve been so fortunate to have developed so many great relationships with the residents and staff!” Jennifer and her husband, Bryan, have two children, Cole and Megan. She loves spending time with her family and friends, UTV riding, and watching sunsets.

Tammy Steele -Dietary Manager

Tammy Steele – Dietary Manager

Tammy is an artist and mother of two wonderful girls. Her hobbies have always been cooking and drawing. In 2004, she opened Rolling Oaks, a plant nursery in Puxico, with her husband, Glen.  Soon after opening the nursery, they began hosting Garden Parties for showers and events with Tammy preparing unique fresh dishes and desserts. Her passion for cooking led her to The Manor at Craig Farms. She says all of her co-workers are kind and friendly and she has fallen in love with the residents. “I hope to spend many years caring for them and serving them quality meals!”


Renee Spurlock – Lead LPN

Renee has been an LPN here since November 2014. In her role, she plans and manages resident care according to each resident’s needs and assists the residents with activities of daily living. Renee values having a career that helps bring happiness to others and comfort to those in need. She and her husband, Bobby, have five children, two grandchildren, two dogs, and a cat. Renee loves spending time with her family and fishing.